With the outbreak of the Great War, it soon became apparent that air power would play an important and strategic role in the area of world conflict. This comprehensive programme follows the people, aircraft and exploits of the RAF - from its embryonic form during World War One, to the modern fighter aircraft of today. We learn of the courage and camaraderie of the early fighter aces. We see the introduction of the Legendary Spitfire and Hurricane fighter aircraft, and the Lancaster and Wellington bombers. Using stills and archive footage, this unique account reflects the gallant spirit and heroic tradition of the most famous air force in world history.